Laura Jarratt is a fabulous new voice on the crime fiction scene. More like this please.
I read it in two sittings. As a story of a mother's choice and subsequent grief and guilt it really tugs at the heartstrings. I was struck by how the author showed the different ways grief affected the various people concerned . It poses the question to the reader, what would I do in Lizzie's situation? And that in turn caused me a restless sleep!
Tense, twisty and compelling, Mother asks the question that no mother wants to answer...
[I'm] already talking about its premise to everyone I know. I even dreamt about it [...] it's the kind of disturbing where you need to read on...
Ambitious and articulate
The fantastic writing kept me hooked from the very first page
It's a story... that carries a real twist